Safeguarding news and views

Read safeguarding news and views from the National Safeguarding Team.
  1. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Statement on John Smyth allegations

    01/02/2017

    NEWS / Statement from National Safeguarding Adviser.

  2. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Kendall House Review update

    01/12/2016

    NEWS / Update on Kendall House review.

     
     
  3. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Lord Carlile named as independent reviewer in George Bell case

    22/11/2016

    NEWS / Lord Carlile named as independent reviewer in George Bell case.

  4. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    CofE welcomes appointment of new IICSA chair

    11/08/2016

    NEWS / CofE welcomes appointment of new IICSA chair.

  5. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Statement on Goddard Inquiry preliminary hearing

    27/07/2016

    NEWS / Statement on Goddard Inquiry preliminary hearing.

  6. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Statement on Kendall House review

    13/07/2016

    NEWS / Statement on Kendall House review from Bishop Paul Butler, lead bishop on safeguarding for the Church of England.

  7. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Good safeguarding integral to mission of Church

    30/06/2016

    NEWS / A resource to help local churches do some theological thinking around safeguarding has been published today by the Faith and Order Commission (FAOC), in response to a request by the lead bishop for safeguarding, the Rt Rev Paul Butler.

  8. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Independent review into handling of George Bell case

    28/06/2016

    NEWS / An independent review of the processes used in the George Bell case has been announced today in accordance with the House of Bishops guidance on all complex cases.

  9. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse – preliminary hearing

    16/03/2016

    NEWS / Following today's preliminary hearing held by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, chaired by Justice Goddard, the Church of England has issued the following statement.

  10. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Elliott Review findings

    15/03/2016

    NEWS / The Bishop of Crediton, Sarah Mullally, has today responded to, at the request of the survivor, the findings and recommendations of a report - the Elliott Review - into alleged sexual abuse committed by senior figures in the Church of England.